Lonesome River Band with Opening Band Volume Five
Venue: Little River Bluegrass Barn, Radford
Organizations: Lonesome River Band, Volume Five
Date: Friday, November 9, 2018
Time: 7:00 - 10:00 PM
Event Types: Music
Cost:
General Admission: $30.00
Reserved Seating: $40.00

Description:
Little River Bluegrass Barn presents Lonesome River Band with opening band Volume Five on Friday, November 9, 2018.

Lonesome River Band continues their reputation as one of the most respected names in bluegrass music. Led by five-time International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Banjo Player of the Year and Virginia Country Music Hall of Famer Sammy Shelor, the group holds a powerhouse line up of award-winning players.

The band is celebrating their Billboard Top 10 Bluegrass Album, Turn On A Dime released on Mountain Home Music Company. The album certainly showcases Lonesome River Band at the top of their creative game. When masterful players and vocalists combine with top notch material and thoughtful arrangement, the result is a dynamic release. This long awaited project includes numerous chart songs including the hit “Her Love Won’t Turn On A Dime” that reached the #1 spot seven times on the Bluegrass Today Top 20.

Lonesome River Band’s enduring career includes 17 albums, three of which were released in 2012 in celebration of the group’s 30th anniversary. The band received the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Award for Instrumental Recorded Event of the Year for their song “Angeline the Baker” from their CHRONOLOGY Volume One album along with Sammy Shelor taking home his fifth win as the 2012 IBMA Banjo Performer of the Year. Lonesome River Band has received other awards from IBMA including Album of the Year, along with numerous awards from SPBGMA including being named Bluegrass Band of Year, Vocal Group of the Year, Song of the Year and Shelor as Banjo Player of the Year. Sammy Shelor received the 2nd Annual Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass.

For over 30 years, Lonesome River Band continues set the standard in the bluegrass music world. Whether performing on the famous stage of the Grand Ole Opry or headlining major concert events and festivals, their loyal fans continue to support one of the most loved and most influential acts of our time.

Links:

http://lonesomeriverband.com/
https://www.facebook.com/lonesomeriverband
https://www.twitter.com/LonesomeRiverB

Volume Five is certainly blazing a red-hot trail on the bluegrass scene with their live stage performances and chart topping albums. Their newest release, "Drifter" debuted at #4 on Billboard's Top 10 Bluegrass Album Chart for retail sales and several tracks our charting on Bluegrass Today's Top 20 and other bluegrass radio charts.

In 2015, the band received two separate industry award nominations. Volume Five was nominated for the International Bluegrass Music Association's Emerging Artist of the Year Award and also a GMA Dove Nomination for Bluegrass Song of the Year for "Daddy Was An Old Time Preacher Man" featuring guest vocals by the Queen of Bluegrass Rhonda Vincent on the Dolly Parton cover song.

In 2014 Volume Five garnered two International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) nominations: one for IBMA Emerging Artist of the Year and also for the IBMA Gospel Recorded Performance of the Year for The Day We Learn To Fly (album), Stacy Richardson and Leroy Drumm (writers), Volume Five (producers), Mountain Fever (label). The band’s first gospel and fourth overall release on Mountain Fever Records was the well-crafted Southern gospel flavored bluegrass album, The Day We Learn To Fly, from which their nominations stemmed.

Links:

https://www.volumefivebg.com/
https://www.facebook.com/VolumeFive
https://www.twitter.com/volumefiveband
https://www.youtube.com/user/volumefivebg/videos

General admission tickets are $30.00 and reserved seating tickets are $40.00.

To purchase reserved seating tickets, call Nick McNeil at 540-320-6145. General admission tickets are available at the Riner Food Center, The Sportsman, Due South BBQ and Radford Travel Center.

Doors open at 6:00 pm and the music starts at 7:00 pm.

Note: The Bluegrass Barn is now totally climate controlled.

To view the event flyer, visit: https://i.imgur.com/CiqRE82.jpg.

For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/littleriverbluegrassbarnweddings or https://www.facebook.com/events/281602432682966 or call 540-320-6145.
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